Four hundred years ago, in the year 1612, the King James Bible was made available to the literate British public and those of the clergy and crown who could read. Those of us in the pharmaceutical Industry mark another anniversary — it is 100 years since Congress enacted the Sherley Amendment, which prohibited the labeling of false claims. These two events — one of which has promoted spirituality for people of many faiths and one which has made the protection of man’s health a proper role of government — deserve to be celebrated. Return with us in parody and style to the stern and minutely detailed regulations of the Old Testament as if they were regulations promulgated by today’s FDA. In this way we celebrate these two remarkable events . . .
Authors: Herbert N. Prince, Jason W. Prince